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Who can replace V40 Starter motor in West Yorkshire?

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Old Nov 8th, 2018, 23:43   #11
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What engine is in your car ?
It's a 2.0 petrol
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Old Nov 9th, 2018, 01:02   #12
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It's a 2.0 petrol
The most fiddly part of swapping the motor is undoing the cables from the solenoid as they may be slightly tucked under the manifold. Otherwise, there are just 3 main mounting bolts for the motor, it is possible that on some, the motor may have a support bracket on the end of it, to fix it to the engine block, but all the ones i've done didn't have one fitted.
There should be enough room to get the motor out without removing the manifold or any other major component.
Remember to disconnect the battery before removing the starter !!
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Here's a video I shot tonight. The car started but you can hear the whirring sound for half a second before it actually started. Most times, when I'm away from home, all I get is the whirring sound. So I'm scared of using the car... let alone take it to the gas station in case it won't start after I switch the engine off!
https://youtu.be/k4wtOwJVI3U
Gas station ? Are you an American ?
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Gas station ? Are you an American ?
yep - but living in the UK now. Sorry I still use gas instead of petrol most of the time....
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